I just didn’t realize your dad had the ability to make something so intricate.
Nicholas Sparks -- The Last Song
The perimeter of the camp was marked by intricate patterns of barbed wire barriers.
Walter Dean Myers -- Fallen Angels
The dancers were in a crowd, so you did not see the intricate play of the feet.
Ernest Hemingway -- The Sun Also Rises
...he launches into an intricate ballroom dance step.
Athol Fugard -- Master Harold...and the Boys
She watched big scarecrow fingers perform the intricate business of pushing pearl buttons through holes too small for them, and she marveled at the power in Calpurnia’s hands.
Harper Lee -- Go Set a Watchman
I stare at the scims in my hands, a matched set with intricate black etchings that probably have no equal in the Empire.
Sabaa Tahir -- An Ember in the Ashes
Jane saw that Mr. Corrigan was as skilled as anyone at constructing intricate lies.
Margaret Peterson Haddix -- Uprising
Flyover fingers untrained in the intricate, dangerous work of solving Amy.
Gillian Flynn -- Gone Girl
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She stood beside Luke, watching with rapt attention as he slowly but surely brought the jack-o’-lantern to life, the pattern more intricate than the ones she’d always made as a child.
Nicholas Sparks -- The Longest Ride
"You look beautiful, Ames," she says, reaching up to touch the intricate high collar of my dress.
Kiera Cass -- The One
He wore an intricate hauberk of linked stone circlets, decorated with a motif of angel wings across the chest.
Cassandra Clare -- City of Heavenly Fire
We’re speaking the sacred language of the Qur’an, the language of great calipha and Saladin, the most beautiful and intricate of all human tongues."
John Green -- An Abundance of Katherines
Annie led Mae up the three flights ’of stairs, all of them tiled with intricate mosaics—reproductions, Mae assumed, of something from the Byzantine era.
Dave Eggers -- The Circle
Intricate loops and spirals had been carved on either side, ancient hieroglyphs the meaning of which had been lost to the ages.
Ransom Riggs -- Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
They were ingeniously constructed: double soles from shower shoes were bound together and then completely covered in pink and white cotton yarn crocheted into intricate designs.
Piper Kerman -- Orange Is the New Black
The stars spread across the sky in random, intricate patterns that, aside from the Big Dipper, she’d never been able to discern, and she resolved that she’d buy a book on astronomy tomorrow, right after lunch.
Nicholas Sparks -- The Choice
This was discouraging, for it had begun to dawn on me that all of the intricate study plans and schedules which I had drawn up were not going to be of much use without a great deal of co-operation on the part of the wolves.
Farley Mowat -- Never Cry Wolf
Everyone was clean, and they all seemed to be participating in some sort of intricate social dance.
Patrick Rothfuss -- The Name of the Wind
In half an hour the others will waken from their sleep and intricate conversations will begin again.
Michael Ondaatje -- Running in the Family
The trees grew so closely together on this side of the clearing, their leaves blocked most of the light, casting intricate shadows on the ground that scattered when the wind blew.
Kass Morgan -- The 100
The intricately carved wooden Chest has haunted me my entire life.
Pittacus Lore -- I Am Number Four
Even the guards had abandoned the courtyard, though the intricate iron gate remained locked.
Marissa Meyer -- Cinder
Heavy curtains draped elegantly from fat mahogany curtain poles, and the floors were carpeted with intricately decorated Persian rugs.
Jojo Moyes -- Me Before You
No, it was a kaleidoscope with exquisite pale stones, regrouping into intricate designs as she turned it.
Judy Blume -- In the Unlikely Event
She loved clothes—loved the feeling of silk, of velvet, of satin, of suede and chiffon—and was fascinated by the grace of seams, the intricate perfection of an embossed surface.
Sarah J. Maas -- Throne of Glass
The walls were lined with birchbark and hung with woven mats and baskets of intricate design.
Elizabeth George Speare -- The Sign of the Beaver
Their intricate design announced to those who knew about such things that he was a member of the Aryan brotherhood.
Scott Pratt -- An Innocent Client
Mrs. Nielsen teaches me to needlepoint; while she’s making intricately detailed pillows for the sofa, I work on the floral cover for a stool.
Christina Baker Kline -- Orphan Train
You can see the intricate necklace-pattern of tracks made by a hunting ermine as it looks for mice, going down into the under-snow cities the mice have in the swamp grass during the winter, then exploding out the top again with the kill, and down again for another one.
Gary Paulsen -- Woodsong
All morning Etienne crawls along the attic floor with cables and pliers and tools her fingers do not understand, weaving himself into the center of what she imagines as an intricate electronic net.
Anthony Doerr -- All the Light We Cannot See
Since Oscar was not a proponent of brevity, he described in intricate detail how Moolak caught what seemed to be a few million salmon.
Pat Conroy -- The Water is Wide
It was intricate and exacting work, though not nearly so hard as watch repair, and Mr. Moorman was right.
Corrie Ten Boom -- The Hiding Place
Only hard wooden floors and an intricate, diamond-shaped design in the middle of the ceiling.
An Na -- A Step from Heaven
Talon, an older Yellow with his hair woven into intricate dreadlocks, appeared first, followed by a wide-eyed Chubs.
Alexandra Bracken -- The Darkest Minds
Like a physician, she points out, a plumber is on call day and night; like that of a physician the work of a plumber is quite intricate and involves exposure to germs; and both often come home smelling badly.
William Styron -- Sophie’s Choice
Leo could admire the intricate workmanship, but it was too much, too bright, too flashy.
Rick Riordan -- The Blood of Olympus
It contained a beautiful rosary of jet, each bead intricately carved, and the crucifix inlaid with silver.
Diana Gabaldon -- Outlander
It was an intricate architecture of daily meals, appointments, check-ups, rules enacted and enforced, sympathy begged for and granted, frustration felt, ruinously, and stamped down.
Dave Eggers -- A Hologram for the King
She got up and went to the desk, which had lots of intricate drawers and cubbyholes, and returned with a magnifying glass.
Donna Tartt -- The Goldfinch
Across her eyes and temples was an intricately curlicued tattooed mask, encircling both her eyes, which were the orange color of leaping flames.
Cassandra Clare -- City of Lost Souls
The bathrooms, all four of them, had intricately carved marble tiles and porcelain sinks.
Khaled Hosseini -- And The Mountains Echoed
It was an intricate and responsible job and had better be dealt with last.
George Orwell -- 1984
Finnick yanks on the end of his rope, and an intricate knot becomes a straight line again.
Suzanne Collins -- Mockingjay
Or how those hands, which could set the most intricate of snares, could as easily entrap me.
Suzanne Collins -- Catching Fire
His neck looked too thin to support the intricately wrapped turban on his head.
Khaled Hosseini -- A Thousand Splendid Suns
The bed, in an alcove at the far end of the room, was draped with a splendid cloth embroidered over its entire surface with intricate de-signs.
Lois Lowry -- The Giver
Around the periphery of the conservatory area stood marble-topped tables on intricately beautiful wrought-iron legs.
Douglas Adams -- The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
It does not follow that a deep, intricate character is more or less estimable than such a one as yours.